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Allen, Hutton pay tribute to children affected by cancer

Blues goalies will wear Hockey Fights Cancer masks on Dec. 1 honoring kids who have battled or succumbed to cancer

by Chris Pinkert / St. Louis Blues

Caleb.

Sydney.

Ellie.

Seth.

Ari.

Those are just a few of the names you can find on the goalie masks Jake Allen and Carter Hutton will wear for the Hockey Fights Cancer game on Dec. 1 when the Blues host the Los Angeles Kings.

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Gameday: Islanders vs. Hurricanes

by Michael Smith @MSmithCanes / CarolinaHurricanes.com

Who do you fight for?

This is the gameday hub, where you can find all the latest news and information you need to know for tonight's divisional showdown featuring the New York Islanders and Carolina Hurricanes. Make Hurricanes.com a regular stop throughout the day, as we update this hub with notes, videos, photos and more as puck drop draws near.

In the latter half of a back-to-back with travel and an early-evening 5 p.m. puck drop, the Hurricanes will not hold a morning skate. We'll be chatting with head coach Bill Peters mid-afternoon and passing along any and all gameday updates prior.

Last updated: 4:40 p.m.

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Golden Knights bring 'joy and happiness' to young cancer patients

Players happy to join kids for arts and crafts

by Danny Webster / NHL.com Correspondent

LAS VEGAS -- The Vegas Golden Knights welcomed the chance to spend time with young cancer patients on Saturday.

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Sabres fall to Hurricanes on Hockey Fights Cancer Night in Buffalo

by Jourdon LaBarber @jourdonlabarber / Sabres.com

For a moment at KeyBank Center on Saturday night, it seemed like Evander Kane may have willed the Buffalo Sabres toward a victory. Ten seconds after Kane had scored to erase a 1-0 deficit with 7:33 remaining, he crashed the net and again knocked the puck over the goal line, seemingly to give the Sabres a lead.

Instead, the goal was overturned when officials ruled that Kane had scored using a kicking motion, and the moment became a microcosm of the greater problem in an eventual 3-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes. 

"It's a 1-1 game late in the third period," Sabres coach Phil Housley said. "We battled back in the game, but we make a mistake and it ends up in our net. I think the bottom line is they took advantage of our mistakes and we didn't take advantage of theirs."

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Hockey Fights Cancer daily digest

Latest news, images from around NHL in November

NHL.com @NHL

Welcome to Hockey Fights Cancer, a joint initiative between the NHL Players' Association and NHL as well as a program of the NHL and the NHL Foundation.

The campaign, which unites the hockey community in support of cancer patients and their families, will feature ceremonies, observances and fundraising efforts throughout the month of November. All 31 NHL teams have designated one home game as their official Hockey Fights Cancer night, with unique programming and partnerships with local cancer organizations.

Here is the latest Hockey Fights Cancer news from around the League.

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Sabres host Hurricanes on Hockey Fights Cancer Night in Buffalo

by Jourdon LaBarber @jourdonlabarber / Sabres.com

It's a fair assumption that, when the Buffalo Sabres take the ice in lavender sweaters for Hockey Fights Cancer Night prior to their game against Carolina on Saturday, nearly everyone on the ice or in the stands will be able to call to mind a person in their life who's been affected by the disease. 

Phil Housley, for example, will think of his mother. MaryLee Housley was 59 when she passed away from glioblastoma in 2000.  

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Gameday Blog: Sharks vs. Bruins 11/18

Your source for news for San Jose Sharks gameday

by Ann Frazier & Casey Krygier / sjsharks.com

Welcome to the Gameday Blog, the one-stop shop for San Jose Sharks fans on every gameday. This blog will be updated throughout the day with news, lineup information, videos, and tweets, so be sure to check back as the day goes on.

Tonight the Sharks host the Boston Bruins for some Saturday night hockey. The two teams have already met earlier this season in Boston, where the Bruins pulled out a semi-controversial 2-1 win. 

The Bruins sit at .500 and are three points out of playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, while the Sharks firmly have a grip on the third Pacific Division playoff spot. However, it's not yet a quarter of the way through the season, so there's still plenty of hockey to be played.

While Boston is coming off a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings, the Sharks are coming off a 2-0 loss to the Florida Panthers that saw the team be shut out for the first time this season. It wasn't for a lack of trying, however; the Sharks put the puck in the net twice, but both goals were later overturned. 

It's also Hockey Fights Cancer Night presented by Kaiser Permanente for the Sharks. Keep an eye out for special Hockey Fights Cancer merchandise to be on sale, as well as pre- and in-game ceremonies to honor cancer survivors. And don't forget to wear lavender. 

Read the latest on the San Jose Sharks from the Mercury News.

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Molson welcomes Bettman and League's GM's to Montreal

In celebration of the NHL's Centennial, the League's general managers held their biannual meetings and Commissioner Gary Bettman joined Geoff Molson for a panel discussion at the Chamber of Commerce

by Dan Braverman @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

MONTREAL - The Canadiens and the NHL kicked off an exciting weekend in hockey history, as the League gets set to mark 100 years since its founding at the Windsor Hotel in downtown Montreal.

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How to Watch, Live Stream Avalanche vs. Preds

Nashville Begins Three-Game Home Stand In Search of Eighth-Straight Win Against Colorado

by Brooks Bratten @brooksbratten / Communications & Content Coordinator

A three-game home stand begins tonight in Nashville as the Predators host the Colorado Avalanche at Bridgestone Arena. It's Colorado's second and final visit to the Music City this season; the Preds will visit the Avs twice in 2018.

Nashville will be looking to start a new streak tonight after a string of five-straight wins came to an end with a loss in Minnesota on Thursday night.

"You have to be as consistent as possible," Nashville center Ryan Johansen said after the loss. "We've been doing a good job of finding ways to get wins, and tonight, we just have to learn from it and move on."

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Scott Hamilton to Host Skating Concert, Talks Hockey Fights Cancer

An Evening with Scott Hamilton and Friends Takes Place Sunday at Bridgestone Arena

by Brooks Bratten @brooksbratten / Communications & Content Coordinator

Hockey Fights Cancer: Hamilton

Scott Hamilton talks Hockey Fights Cancer

Scott Hamilton talks about his upcoming show, his partnership with the Preds and Hockey Fights Cancer

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Hockey Fights Cancer Week with the Nashville Predators is set to culminate with a spectacular finale.

After a successful debut last year, An Evening with Scott Hamilton and Friends returns to Bridgestone Arena on Sunday, Nov. 19 with a 5 p.m. showing, all with the goal of raising funds for cancer research, while combining ice skating and music for a one-of-a-kind experience.

Olympic Gold Medalist, cancer survivor and Nashville resident Scott Hamilton has brought together a who's who of stars from the skating and music worlds, including figure skaters like Peggy Fleming and Meryl Davis, plus, artists such as Sheryl Crow, Darius Rucker and Chris Young.

Needless to say, it figures to be a great time.

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